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Opening Night

October 15

  • Stravinsky Petrushka (1947)
  • Glazunov Violin Concerto
    • Ken Johnston, violin
  • Tchaikovsky Suite from Swan Lake

Special Event

October 10 @ 7:30pm - Free admission

Hirt Auditorium, Blasco Library

Join Erie Philharmonic concertmaster Ken Johnston and pianist Nathan Hess for an intimate recital as part of our Opening Night Symphonic Series week.  This free recital will be hosted in partnership with the Erie County Public Library and presented in the beautiful Hirt Auditorium.


Classical Rivalries

November 12

  • Salieri Sinfonia Veneziana
  • Mozart Flute Concerto in G Major
    • Demarre McGill, flute
  • Rossini WIlliam Tell Overture
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 8

Sibelius

January 21

  • Smetana The Moldau from Má vlast
  • Bartók Piano Concerto No. 3
    • Soyeon Kate Lee, piano
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Emanuel Ax

March 11

  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, 'Emperor'
    • Emanuel Ax, piano
  • Mahler Symphony No. 4
    • Sari Gruber, soprano

The 'Organ' Symphony

April 8

  • Bach/Elgar Fantasia and Fugue
  • Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem
  • Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3

Full Series - all 10 concerts

Symphonic Series - all 5 Symphonic concerts

Student Symphonic Series - all 5 Symphonic concerts, only $45 (valid student ID required)

Pops Series - all 5 Pops concerts

Compose Your Own - 5 concerts of your choosing, simply choose at least 2 Symphonic and 2 Pops

Flex 4 Pass - 4 tickets to be used in any combination for any concert(s) in the 2016-2017 season